Tag archive for "Transportation"

Rickshaw lightening

Adventure Travel, India, Inside My Head

Rickshaw Run Thrills and Agony

10 Comments 03 June 2014

“The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.” I can still see the poor skier loose his balance and slide down the mountain with skis criss-crossed and pointed every direction. He seemed to bounce across the ground as the well-known words are spoken to kick of the Wide World of Sports every Saturday when [...]

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Featured, India, Photo Documentaries

The View From My Rickshaw

16 Comments 22 May 2014

Only one team member can drive at a time during the Rickshaw Run, so that means half of the time you are a passenger.  As a passenger, the back seat wasn’t very comfortable, but somehow we managed to sleep, eat, drink, and backseat drive all from the rear seat.  A few days when I had [...]

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how to see the napali coast

Adventure Travel, America, Photo Documentaries

Napali Coast by Air and Sea

10 Comments 22 April 2014

How do you get to see the most beautiful coastline in the United States when there are no roads to get there? You’ve got 3 options – hike in, boat in, or fly in. On my recent trip to Kauai surprisingly I passed on the first option and instead visited the Napali Coast by air [...]

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Photo Documentaries, Vietnam

Panning for Photos In Vietnam

13 Comments 22 November 2013

I stood on the street corner early one morning in Saigon with my camera.  As the next wave of motorbike traffic sped by I was ready – the camera viewfinder was up to my eye and I was ready to get in sync with the traffic whizzing by me.  I’d catch a motorbike through my [...]

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Vietnam

Saigon Unseen

15 Comments 22 October 2013

Many travelers talk about wanting have more local experiences – but how far will you go to get access to those experiences? One of the main things locals do in Saigon is ride motorbikes – so would you get on the back of one to ride around like the locals do? Most people think that [...]

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train view

Canada, Featured

The Rhythm of the Ocean Route

10 Comments 06 August 2013

“I think these are the nicest people I have ever seen working on a train.” My mom stated as the conductor poured us yet another glass of wine. I watched the wine in the glass rock back and forth with the rhythm of the train. The train is such a therapeutic way to travel. I [...]

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Sweden

Take a Ride on the Longest Museum in the World

11 Comments 16 July 2013

I just spent 3 hours in the subway in Stockholm. No, it wasn’t stuck. No, I didn’t get lost. No, I wasn’t held hostage.  I actually spent 3 hours in the subway on purpose. When I scoured the internet and my AFAR phone app for ideas on free or cheap things I could do in [...]

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airplane sculpture

Vietnam

Are we There Yet?

9 Comments 27 June 2013

I stared at the numbers. Elapsed Time: 23:10 hrs, Miles: 9,940 – shit, we are flying halfway around the earth – I hope we don’t run out of gas. I will soon be getting on the longest non-stop flight in the world. For someone who has always gushed about how much I like long flights, [...]

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I'm Sherry, a corporate cube dweller turned nomadic traveler. I travel to off-the-beaten-path destinations to bring you unique travel experiences and photography. But it's not just about travel, it's also about life experiences of a middle age wanderer.
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